Middle and Back Office Solutions Insights

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Cloud desktop estates: Your three scepticisms answered

16th February 2018

Company: RedPixie
The cloud has long been an object of scepticism in the financial services, but how genuine are those concerns when you pick through the details?   When film producer Darryl Zanuck declared in 1946 that “Television won’t be able to hold on to any market it captures after the first six months - people will soon get tired of... read more
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8 disruptive fintechs to watch out for in 2018

12th February 2018

Company: bobsguide
The second installment of our ‘fintechs to watch’ series looks at the exciting world of newcomer fintechs since 2015. These are the companies we’ve come across (and spoken to!) who we think have a fantastic product and proposition as well as the right people and passion to guide them to success in 2018 and beyond.   ... read more
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Inside the mind of a bitcoin miner: Why you should buy in a crash

6th February 2018

Company: bobsguide
bobsguide spoke to Sean Clark, tech entrepreneur and founder of Hut 8, a crypto mining service who’ve recently partnered with Bitfury. Sean has seen firsthand the parabolic success of cryptocurrencies and offers unique and candid insight from the frontline.  When did you get into crypto? I worked in e-commerce since 2012 and... read more
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Addressing Basel IV using AI

17th January 2018

Company: Synechron
Scott Dam, Director at Synechron Business Consulting Basel III is a major piece of legislation that aims to improve the capital in banks and help manage risk. Its ultimate aim is to avoid a repeat of the 2008 financial crash, which makes it a vital part of how banks can do business in the modern world. In December 2017, the Basel... read more
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Editor's picks: What now for payments in 2018 post-PSD2?

12th January 2018

Company: bobsguide
Editor's note Four little letters bely the huge impact that PSD2 will set on the banking world. It spells a new era in how we perceive data whilst also encouraging (or dragging) the banking industry to fully embrace the brave, new digital world and all its benefits (and pitfalls).  Depending on who you talk to, PSD2 will lead to bank... read more
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10 UK blockchain startups to watch 2017: Were we right? | Fintech Recap 2017

13th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
In April we predicted the 10 UK blockchain startups to watch for 2017. At the end of 2017, we're looking back to see what those startups got up to, and what that means for the blockchain community as a whole.  More importantly, were we right to watch them? What we thought then: Despite qualms over Brexit, the UK still remains the... read more
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Analysis of the deal: Barclays and Flux on PSD2 opportunities and innovation in banking

7th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
Bobsguide invited Flux CEO, Matty Cusden-Ross and VP of Barclays Open Innovation, Richard Thompson, to sit around the table to discuss their new commercial partnership. Flux, the digital receipt start-up, talks adjusting to legacy life and Barclays discusses its approach to PSD2, GDPR and whether big banks are really doing enough in the name of... read more
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AI in the fund industry: Why back-office workers shouldn’t fear the future

5th December 2017

Company: Confluence
More often than not when I browse a trade journal or the news these days, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is front and centre. AI, robots, and other technologies reminiscent of science fiction are beginning to take shape in all aspects of our lives. From the automotive industry to Amazon, and now even to the financial services industry, corporations... read more
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Why is fintech flourishing in Singapore? Fidor CEO maps out innovation

4th December 2017

Company: Fidor
With all of the talk about how London’s fintech scene is likely to fare after the UK leaves the European Union, you could be fooled into thinking that it was the global capital for this particular tech industry sector. However, some of the most exciting innovations in fintech are actually taking place more than 10,000 kilometers away. ... read more